Entries Tagged as 'Living Room'

For All In Tents & Purposes

November 10th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Yes, a tent on the front yard. Right in front. Everyone can see it. The neighbors love it.

So much to offer.

The junk in front is an affront.

Side view of the front porch.

The living room.

We pan to the right to see more.

More to the right.

One more time to the right. And it just isn’t right.

A scary looking dog is guarding the precious belongings out back.

Bars on the windows.

Swimming pool included.

And they’ll throw in the BBQ grill too.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Fireplace · Living Room · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Cluttered Coolidge Cottage

November 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Lots of stuff piled on in this Coolidge, Arizona home.

Baskets, spinning wheel, pot rack, and more. Lots of visual distractions.

It’s hard to see the kitchen because of the pot rack.

TV’s on. At least the pet is not in the photo.

There are two fly swatters in the kitchen, a shovel in the living room, and now a broom in the bonus room.

I have that same desk in my home office. It’s at least 20 years old. From Office Max.

Another view of the office and bonus room.

At least the doggy pee pads don’t have urine or feces in this photo. But why take a photo of it?

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Tags: Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Kitchen · Living Room · Office/Den · Other Arizona Cities · Pot Rack · Staging

A Journey Into Decay & Neglect

November 7th, 2017 · 2 Comments

This poor old house was neglected for decades. Check out the ceiling. And the dirt on the ceiling fan!

Decades of grease!!

Decades of cigarette smoke?

Two bottles of bleach is not enough.

It’s picture perfect.

The swan turned back into an ugly duckling.

Shelving included with the sale.

Vintage drapery.

Outdoor kitchens with BBQs are very popular.

The swimming pool’s condition took a dive.

Plenty of parking on the front yard.

The headrests have been eaten away by the hot sun.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bad Parking · Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Weeds

Keep Out

November 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment

These Hallstead, Pennsylvania sellers want buyers to keep out of the bedroom. [Thank you, KG, for sending these photos]

Pride of ownership.

No sign needed here. Buyers may be inclined to keep out of this bedroom too.

This bedroom has a lovely view out the window. You’ll have to trust us.

Creepy knives.

Happy birthday to all of us.

The living room. The chair has little booties.

The living room as seen from the front door. The sellers felt it was important to cover up the nice flooring with a rug.

The holiday canned food drive is off to a roaring success.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Kitchen · Knives · Living Room · Other US Cities · Staging · Window Coverings

Before & After Remodel

October 28th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Before Bathroom 1. The investor bought this home from a bank for $100,000.

After Bathroom 1. The renovated home then sold for $167,000.

Before Bathroom 1’s bathtub.

After Bathroom 1’s bathtub.

Before Bathroom 2.

After Bathroom 2.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Laundry Room.

After Laundry Room.

Before Bedroom 1.

After Bedroom 1.

Before Bedroom 2.

After Bedroom 2.

Before Living Room.

After Living Room.

Before Front of House.

After Front of House.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Tea-Stained Walls

October 25th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Bad patch job, no light bulbs, and a big hose coming out of the wall.

They went with an autumn color palette.

They should have staged this room with some pumpkins and corn shocks.

The good news is there are no popcorn ceilings anymore.

Vaulted ceiling.

Open floor plan.

Lots of natural light.

Master suite.

Endless possibilities.

A TV in the bathroom! Nothing like resting your head against the faucet while you stretch your head back to see the TV.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Fireplace · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Kitchen · Living Room · Other Arizona Cities · Paint

Before & After Coolidge Renovation

October 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments

Before Bedroom 1. This Coolidge, Arizona home was featured once before on this blog because of the big stains in the bedrooms. Oil or blood? An investor bought this home for $40,000.

After Bedroom 1. New paint and carpet transforms this bedroom. The remodeled home sold for $105,000.

Before Bedroom 2.

After Bedroom 2.

Before Bedroom 3.

After Bedroom 3.

Before Bathroom.

After Bathroom.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Dining Room.

After Dining Room.

Before Living Room.

After Living Room.

Before Front of House.

After Front of House.

Before Back Yard.

After Back Yard.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Living Room · Other Arizona Cities · Remodeling · Weeds

Chasing the Dream

October 11th, 2017 · No Comments

Thank you to our reader Tyson for sending these photos. This is Chase’s bedroom.

The next bedroom.

Another view of this bedroom.

The floor is tidy in another bedroom.

Family photos and more in the living room.

Bonus area.

The kitchen.

This was a short sale.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Family Photos · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Weeds · Window Coverings

Before & After Home Renovation

October 7th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Before Bathroom 1. This home was sold by a bank for $95,000.

After Bathroom 1. After renovation, the investor sold it for $165,000.

Before Bathroom 2.

After Bathroom 2.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Kitchen.

After Kitchen.

Before Living Room.

After Living Room.

Before Living Room.

After Living Room. And a view to the dining area after the wall was removed.

Before Built-In Cabinets.

After Built-In Cabinets.

Before Bedroom.

After Bedroom.

Before Front of House.

After Front of House.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Drywall Damage · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Stoned & High On Glue

October 1st, 2017 · 4 Comments

From the town of Roosendaal in the southern portion of The Netherlands…a home filled with glued-on stones. Enjoy the tour.

The owner decided to decorate the walls and surfaces with rocks and stones and pebbles.

Check out the bathroom.

Well, at least your guests can’t do lines of coke on the toilet tank lid.

The grotto.

The Scarface picture is a nice touch.

They started adding rocks to the ceiling.

There is unique art work throughout the house as well.

The main bedroom.

What imagination.

Such artistry.

Check out the leopard chair in the entry.

Where do you buy such stones in The Netherlands? Does Amazon Prime deliver there?

Stone-washed jeans in the laundry room?

If this home was in Phoenix, you would need a leaf blower to clear the dust away from the stones.

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Tags: Art · Bathroom · Bedroom · Entry · Faux Paint & Murals · Hall of Shame - Ugly Décor · Laundry Room · Living Room · Make It Stop · Other International Cities · Staging · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Ugly Décor · What Were They Thinking?!?!